I thought it prudent to write a brief post to explain what Diabetic Ketoacidosis is, in the simplest terms, before launching into the next post in my Eating Disorder Series.
People often mistakenly associate it with the Ketogenic Diet. So we will head there first . . .
Ketoacidosis is not an elongated word related to a Ketogenic Diet
A ketogenic or ‘keto’ diet is where carbohydrates are restricted in comparison to what most folk living in the Western World are eating. The Keto Diet is followed by many people, with and without diabetes, to help control their blood sugar levels and other conditions it lays claims to help with. No doubt people follow it for other reasons also. I am not supportive or . . .Read More